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Energy

WA - Skagit dams in crosshairs of renewed push to save salmon, orcas

With Seattle’s power supply in the balance, tribes and activists are demanding changes to how Seattle City Light’s dams are run.

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Recreation

WA - Beach Week | Have you heard about Seattle’s hidden beaches?

School’s out and summer’s here! To celebrate, we’re letting you in on a little known secret: Seattle has mini hidden beaches and nature preserves that are open to the public!

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Federal

US - Adm. Linda Fagan Becomes U.S. Coast Guard's First Four-Star Admiral

On Friday, Adm. Linda L. Fagan became the first female vice commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard and its first female four-star admiral. In a ceremony at Coast Guard headquarters in Washington, Adm. Fagan relieved outgoing vice commandant Adm. Charles W. Ray.

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Justice

PT - Pacific Plunder: this is who profits from the mass extraction of the region's natural resources – interactive

The extraction of valuable resources from across the Pacific has made companies billions but comes at a sometimes catastrophic cost

Pacific Northwest
Science

US - Dead zones formed repeatedly in North Pacific during warm climates, study finds

An analysis of sediment cores from the Bering Sea has revealed a recurring relationship between warmer climates and abrupt episodes of low-oxygen "dead zones" in the subarctic North Pacific Ocean over the past 1.2 million years.

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Science

WA - Officials: invasive green crabs spreading along coast

SEATTLE (AP) — European green crabs were found in Washington’s inland waters in 2016, prompting extensive monitoring. Now state officials say this destructive invasive species is spreading in several coastal locations.

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